The Jerry Lewis Telethon of the 21st Century

There is one thing we absolutely cannot understand: why has anyone had anything bad to say about the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Yet another roadblock to the ACRP project

Invasive species, like the spread of deadly algal blooms, has dominated headlines this summer.

Ebola makes its way to the U.S.

When does the possibility of saving one life justify putting hundreds, if not thousands, of others at risk?

Overtime costs, shift changes and a missing person

Leading up to 4th of July weekend the Warren County Sheriff’s Department led an investigation of a missing boater off the shores of the town of Hague.

The best defense when seconds count

A recent column placed in USA Today draws needed attention to what the national media loves to sweep under the rug: statistics prove that guns can and do save lives.

Our plan for candidate columns | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I want you to know that we are following up on the offer I made few weeks back and how we plan to organize and give fair time to all who accept the offer.

Save your community: Volunteer

A lack of volunteers threatens the future of many annual summer events in the North Country.

North needs to look east

The heat is rising and we all know what that means for the North Country — tourists, seasonal residents and outdoor enthusiasts.

Pride, pain and presidents | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

This week I am turning over my space to a well written column by Robert Morrison, who is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council.

WiFi in the Adirondacks?

Canada recently decided to install Wi-Fi at 20 locations in its national parks system, according to Time Magazine.

We do have choices | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

No one I’ve ever spoken with nor have I ever heard anyone, anywhere say, “I really like these political attack ads!”

Communication is the key

The San Antonio Spurs just showed every basketball fan in America that when a team comes together, they can do something special.

Let’s be honest | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

With so much riding on our elections these days, is it too much to ask for a little true honesty?

The VA: Dysfunction at its best

The Veteran’s Administration is again under fire, and rightly so, but their incompetence, which borders at many times on criminal malfeasance, goes much more deeply than wherever their current flash point issue happens to be.